Nearly every American town has a baseball diamond. A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.