A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and the women's reactions to having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
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.