From 1973, Soylent Green was a feature film starring Charlton Heston. It depicts a future void of natural resources due to human over-consumption.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
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.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.