Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.