A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass. The movement faded by 1880 as frauds were revealed.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.