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.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.