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.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.