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.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.