French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.