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.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.