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 world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.