Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
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 little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.