During the Great Depression in the 1930s, Americans worried when their radio programs were interrupted by special news bulletins.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
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.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.