On April 22, 1970, more than 20 million Americans gathered on college campuses and in city squares to celebrate the first Earth Day. Some came to spread the word, others came to learn, but all were a part of the largest organized demonstration in American history. See these snapshots of events around the country.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
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 influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.