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.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.