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.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.