Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.