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.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.