Watch the first seven minutes of The Amish: Shunned.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.