The first chapter of American Experience's "Jesse James," broadcasting January 31.
After notorious revolutionary leader Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, General John Pershing and his 150,000 man cavalry set out to get Villa.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.