P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth" which would become the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.