How prostitution helped build and define the American west
Are women treated unfairly in America – in business? in government?
The story of birth control and “The Pill” invented by Gregory Pincus and John Rock in 1967
How young men and women are utilizing the First Amendment to fight for immigrants and against the ICE
What does it really take to get fired as Commander-in-Chief?
In Colorado, LGBTQIA+ rights have often been repressed. Meet the students at William J. Palmer High School who took their school district to court – and won!
Museum of Artifacts That Made America
This is the story of how African American baseball players overcame racial segregation to claim the national pastime of Baseball as their own.
How the Harvard Printing Press helped to shape the news in early America
His top hat added eight inches onto his frame but this is the story of how without his iconic Top Hat, Lincoln may never have become president!
The Statue of Liberty has been welcoming immigrants and visitors to New York Harbour since 1875
This is the story of the Skidi Star Chart, one of the finest horoscopes ever created, all thanks to the Pawnee Tribe of Native America.
Lasers aren’t just for sci-fi fans. This is the story of the first laser ever made
Jim Thorpe, the first native American to achieve Olympic gold medal glory – he also played pro football, basketball AND baseball
Nellie Bly – a pioneering journalist and the world’s first travel blogger?
The story of civil rights organizer Bayard Rustin, who was almost written out of history because he was gay.
John Rollin Ridge, aka Yellow Bird: the first Native American to ever publish a novel
Hollywood actor turned visionary inventor Hedy Lamarr – the Mother of Wi-Fi!
The story of 15-year-old African-American school girl Claudette Colvin who, in 1955, took on the State of Alabama.
Women and the American Story
Exposing the horrors of racism in the American South wasn’t easy, but investigative journalist Ida B. Wells made it her mission.
The story of Chien-Shiung Wu – the first lady of physics and one the first female science professors in the USA
The story of Lorenda Holmes, loyalist spy during the American Revolution
Speeches That Changed America
36th President, Lyndon B. Johnson delivers his famous speech “The Great Society”. See if you can hear any parallels to modern-day America?
Former U.S. Secretary of State, William Jennings Bryan deliver an impassioned speech regarding Imperialism
Hear House Representative Barbara Jordan delivering a speech to the House Judiciary Committee on the impeachment of Richard Nixon