The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences, dealing with issues such as crime, racism and lynching.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.