America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.