Before World War II, San Francisco's Chinatown was closed to outsiders, but second generation Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition to pursue their passion for American music and dance.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.