This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
Robert Marshall, Aldo Leopold and Howard Zahniser dedicated their lives to protect the shrinking American wilderness.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.