Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
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.