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.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
From the Revolutionary War to Operation Desert Storm - newly discovered letters read by celebrity actors tell of courage, longing, and sacrifice.