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.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.