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.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.