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The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
The 300-year saga of the American whaling industry.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits 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."
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.