The first chapter of American Experience's "Jesse James," broadcasting January 31.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.