From 1973, Soylent Green was a feature film starring Charlton Heston. It depicts a future void of natural resources due to human over-consumption.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.