The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.