Nearly every American town has a baseball diamond. A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
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.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.