As an undergraduate student, Robert Noyce sees the technical reports on the brand new transistor and knew he was looking at the future. "The concept hit me like the atom bomb," he later recalled. But he does not like the structure of the large East Coast tech companies.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
A look at JFK's assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald and the subsequent investigations that lead to a widespread loss of trust in government institutions.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
They were the first to brave the unknown.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.