Follow seven people who have chosen to leave their closed and tightly-knit communities for the outside world, knowing they can never return
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.