Nearly every American town has a baseball diamond. A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.