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The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.