Using interviews with Tupperware executives and dealers from the early days and wonderful, little-seen footage of Tupperware Jubilees, this funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.