French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.