Led by physicist Robert Noyce, Fairchild Semiconductor began as a start-up company whose radical innovations would help make the United States a leader in both space exploration and the personal computer revolution, changing the way the world works, plays, and communicates. Noyce's invention of the microchip ultimately re-shaped the future.
Premiering February 5, 2013 at 9pm ET.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in World War II to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.