The little-known story of the American effort to relieve starvation in the new Soviet Russia in 1921, The Great Famine is a documentary about the worst natural disaster in Europe since the Black Plague in the Middle Ages. Half a world away, Americans responded with a massive two-year relief campaign, championed by Herbert Hoover, director of the American Relief Administration known as the ARA.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.