A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.