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.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
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 life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.