John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster. His organization was the first to make money on tour, and he helped invent the small town marching band.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.