Nearly every American town has a baseball diamond. A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.