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.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.