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 coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.