Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI. G-Men were public heroes, doing battle with John Dillinger, Bonnie and Clyde and other criminals.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.