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."
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.