The little-known story of the American effort to relieve starvation in the new Soviet Russia in 1921, The Great Famine is a documentary about the worst natural disaster in Europe since the Black Plague in the Middle Ages. Half a world away, Americans responded with a massive two-year relief campaign, championed by Herbert Hoover, director of the American Relief Administration known as the ARA.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.