During the Great Depression in the 1930s, Americans worried when their radio programs were interrupted by special news bulletins.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.