At the height of the Great Depression, more than a quarter million teenagers were living on the road in America, many criss-crossing the country by illegally hopping freight trains. This film tells the story of ten of these teenage hobos -- from the reasons they left home to what they experienced -- all within the context of depression-era America.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
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 story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.