Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused 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.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.