Nearly every American town has a baseball diamond. A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
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 story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.