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.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.