Katie Troyer left the Amish and found home. "I was given the option – go back into church and swallow it all up and be a good person there or jump. And I jumped."
Read producer Callie Wiser's article about filming Katie Troyer and making this short video.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
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.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.