The story of Jesse James remains one of America's most cherished myths... and one of its most wrong-headed. A product of the American Civil War, James was less heroic than brutal; America's own Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich, but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.