French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.