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After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.