From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.