The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.