Watch the first seven minutes of The Amish: Shunned.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.