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:
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
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.
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.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family