French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.