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.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.