From the program "Panama Canal," an animation of the locks system of the Panama Canal demonstrates how a ship would travel across the Panamanian Isthmus. This "lake and lock" canal was favored by Roosevelt, who Chief Engineer George Goethals called "the real builder of the Panama Canal."
Before radar had been invented a devastating hurricane hit America, surprising residents of the East Coast and killing more than 600 people.
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.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.