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.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.