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 first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.