A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass. The movement faded by 1880 as frauds were revealed.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.