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 world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
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 personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?