An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.