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.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.