Take a ride through the Panama Canal in this time-lapse video from 2010.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.