Premiering on PBS September 18, 8/7c. With the coming of the Civil War, and the staggering casualties it ushered in, death entered the experience of the American people as it never had before -- permanently altering the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
With the clock ticking and the city under fire how many could be saved?
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.