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.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
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.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.