Paul's parents became Amish when he was a boy. He was shunned as an adult. "We had no idea what it meant to be Amish. We thought a clothes change and probably a little more, but we had no idea how much more."
The Amish: Shunned premieres on PBS American Experience February 4, 2014.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
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The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
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