William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
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 story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.