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.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.