You're the General
After the stock market crashed in 1929, thousands suffered unemployment and poverty in the Great Depression.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, fighting to free Europe from Nazi occupation and end World War II.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.