An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.