High on a granite cliff in South Dakota's Black Hills tower the huge carved faces of four American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.
Before radar had been invented a devastating hurricane hit America, surprising residents of the East Coast and killing more than 600 people.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.