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:
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
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 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.