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.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.