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 Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.