The War of the Worlds has become the one most legendary radio broadcasts in history. Twenty-three year old Orson Welles directed the famous radio drama on October 30, 1938, the night before Halloween referred to as "Mischief Night." Throughout the program, which would come to be known as "The Panic Broadcast," ten actors and a 27 piece orchestra eagerly awaited his direction.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.