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 the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.