Actors, antique radios, and the greatest prank of all times. Go behind the scenes with the producers of War of the Worlds on filming the letters sent to Orson Welles and CBS Radio after the 1938 broadcast.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.