The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.