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.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
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.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.