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 staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.