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 American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.