Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.