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.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.