A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
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.