From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The legendary tale of Emeline Gurney, who - as the story goes - sold an illegitimate child at the age of 14 only to marry him at a later age.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.