The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, and thrived from the Depression through World War II, leaving a legacy in music.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
President Woodrow Wilson lead America during World War I, created the Federal Reserve, and helped create the League of Nations. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
A look at JFK's assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald and the subsequent investigations that lead to a widespread loss of trust in government institutions.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.