From the Gateway Arch, Rockefeller Center, the Sears Tower, and the Empire State Buiding to the carvings on Mount Rushmore, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Space Needle and Grand Central Terminal, the U.S. has dozens of impressive, important, and iconic structures. Which ones have you been to? Which has had the biggest impact on its local community and on the country? Which one is your favorite?
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
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 country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.