The 1939 New York World's Fair is an art deco extravaganza. Narrator: Jason Robards.
Cajuns catch slow moving fish and turtles by hand.
Engineering feats change the character of the American landscape.
Filmmaker Les Blanc profiles Texas blues-man Lightning Hopkins.
A lighthearted film examines personal discoveries by women with spaces between their teeth.
Civil War Gen. Thomas J. Jackson earned his nickname, "Stonewall," at Bull Run.
Washington's major landmarks illustrate the history of the United States.
Civil War ironclads Monitor and Merrimac revolutionize naval warfare.
A portrait of Martin Luther King Jr. examines his impact on the welfare of U.S. blacks.
Commander of the Confederacy Lee surrenders, signalling the end of the Civil War.
Andrew Carnegie becomes one of the world's richest men.
Lincoln's eccentricities belie his greatness.
Film clips, recordings and reminiscences by Milton Berle and Danny Thomas recall the innovative musical humorist.
Ranchwomen live a practical, non-idealized feminism.
Public places and monuments hold symbolic cultural meaning.
Arteries of transportation develop; public and private interests overlap.
Industrial and commercial architecture affect the environment.
Social and economic forces influence American housing.
Illness ends Lou "The Yankee Clipper" Gehrig's long baseball career.
Boozoo Chavis and Buckwheat Zydeco perform music of Southwest Louisiana black Creoles.
Babe Ruth breaks records and alters perceptions.
Rodeo cowboys reveal the secrets of their profession.
Arthur Miller reads passages from his works and speaks of his marriage to Marilyn Monroe.