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The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.