Nearly a century and a half after his death, Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration. This film examines the life and reputation of the general, whose military successes made him the scourge of the Union and the hero of the Confederacy, and who was elevated to almost god-like status by his admirers after his death.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.