Ladies' fashions in the early 1900s mixed opulence with practicality, as evidenced in the popularity of the shirtwaist, worn by increasing numbers of women entering the American workforce. In this gallery, pricey fabrics and large hats juxtapose with the harsh conditions of the factories in which the garments were made. Immigrant laborers often worked 14-hour days for less than $2 a day.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
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.