Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.