At one point during Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" broadcast, CBS network executives ordered an identifying station break to tell listeners that it was only a play. By that time, however, there was no stopping Orson Welles.
"War of the Worlds" premieres October 29, 2013 at 9pm on PBS.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family