The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, from the 1940s into the 50s, with contemporary performances by both.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.