Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.