Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.