Nearly every American town has a baseball diamond. A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
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.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.