George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.