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?
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.