The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II. Based on Sevareid's 1946 book of the same name.
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.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.