Watch this video about Tales From the Poisoner's Handbook, our interactive graphic novel that brings history and forensic science together. Investigate the causes of death in four historic poisoning cases, and explore toxicology with Alexander Gettler and New York City Medical Examiner Charles Norris in the 1920s.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.