The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.