What do the 1930s mean to you? We invite you to tell us your own stories — whether you lived through the tumultuous decade or learned about it from a relative, a book or a movie. Comment on the decade as a whole, or on any of our 1930s film subjects:
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.