Nearly every American town has a baseball diamond. A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.