Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to become one of the first media stars as he railed against the nation's economic system in the midst of the Depression.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
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.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
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.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.