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.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.