Before World War II, San Francisco's Chinatown was closed to outsiders, but second generation Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition to pursue their passion for American music and dance.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.