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.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.