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.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.