Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.