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An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
Meet the genius engineer and inventor whose technology helped create our wireless world.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.