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.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.