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 bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.