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The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.