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:
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.