Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
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.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.