Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.