The first chapter of American Experience's "Jesse James," broadcasting January 31.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
A look at JFK's assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald and the subsequent investigations that lead to a widespread loss of trust in government institutions.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.