Click on the icons below to follow the harrowing journey of the Greely Expedition, from their arrival at Lady Franklin Bay to their rescue at Cape Sabine.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The shocking story of Richard Leopold and Nathan Loeb, two wealthy college students who murdered a 14-year-old boy in 1924.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.