Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island. It was one of the largest single human migrations in history.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.