From the Gateway Arch, Rockefeller Center, the Sears Tower, and the Empire State Buiding to the carvings on Mount Rushmore, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Space Needle and Mount Rushmore, the U.S. has dozens of impressive, important, and iconic structures. Which ones have you been to? Which has had the biggest impact on its local community and on the country? Which one is your favorite?
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.