The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.