America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
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 life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.