During the Great Depression in the 1930s, Americans worried when their radio programs were interrupted by special news bulletins.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.