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."
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
Meet the genius engineer and inventor whose technology helped create our wireless world.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.