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 impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.