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."
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.