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.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
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.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.