P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.