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.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.