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.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.