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 impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
The shocking story of Richard Leopold and Nathan Loeb, two wealthy college students who murdered a 14-year-old boy in 1924.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.