Shortly after 8 p.m. on the Halloween Eve, 1938, the voice of a panicked radio announcer broke in with a news bulletin reporting strange explosions taking place on the planet Mars, followed minutes later by a report that Martians had landed in the tiny town of Grovers Mill, New Jersey.
"War of the Worlds" premieres October 29, 2013 at 9pm ET on PBS.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.