To bring freshness to the story behind Orson Welles' famous broadcast, producers used letters written by listeners right after hearing War of the Worlds. In the film, actors delivered monologues of parts of these letters as if they were archival interviews. Here, actors have some fun at the end of the day describing what it's like to play a character from the 1930s.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.