Nearly every American town has a baseball diamond. A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
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.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.