America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.