Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.