This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The legendary tale of Emeline Gurney, who - as the story goes - sold an illegitimate child at the age of 14 only to marry him at a later age.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.