Following the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert F. Kennedy, the 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside between police and protesters on the streets of Chicago.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.