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.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.