An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
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.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.