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.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.