The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911, but the contact brought him terrible physical and psychological consequences.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.