The enormous engineering feat and one of the greatest architectural achievements of its time, Pennsylvania Station was torn down after just 53 years. Premieres on PBS American Experience February 18, 2014.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.