From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.