Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.