His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.