In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana. The story is told by survivors, Temple defectors, relatives, and journalists.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".