Follow seven people who have chosen to leave their closed and tightly-knit communities for the outside world, knowing they can never return
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.