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 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.