A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
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.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.