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.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.