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A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.