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.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.