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 internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.