John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.