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.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.