In this 1957 Jubilee video, organizers present foreign lands -- and illustrate some of the era's cultural stereotypes.
In 1954, Brownie Wise inaugurated the Tupperware Homecoming Jubilee. Hundreds of Tupperware dealers from across the country came to the company's Kissimmee, Florida, headquarters for classes and motivational events. Wise gave each year's gathering a theme, with high spectacle and outrageous competitions.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.