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 shocking story of Richard Leopold and Nathan Loeb, two wealthy college students who murdered a 14-year-old boy in 1924.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.