From 1973, Soylent Green was a feature film starring Charlton Heston. It depicts a future void of natural resources due to human over-consumption.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
Before radar had been invented a devastating hurricane hit America, surprising residents of the East Coast and killing more than 600 people.