Go behind the scenes at the country's busiest transportation hub. Half a million people pass through New York City's Penn Station every day. During rush hour, a train arrives at a platform every 58 seconds. Phil Kaplan has worked for Amtrak for 37 years, and he takes us for an unusual behind the scenes look at the Central Control room.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.