Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
In 1927, the Mississippi River flooded from New Orleans to Illinois, leaving a million people homeless and leading to a major black migration to the North.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.