William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.