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.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.