The first chapter of American Experience's "Jesse James," broadcasting January 31.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.