Throughout the early 1960s thousands of young men and women poured into the Santa Clara valley every month, lured by the booming electronics and defense industries. "There was just too much talent stuffed into one place."
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.