Introduced in 1971, the microprocessor is basically the fundamental driving force and brain of all of the digital equipment we use today -- from iPhones and computers to notebooks and tablets.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.