Charismatic, politically savvy, visionary, persuasive, persecuted, manipulative, abusive of women, abusive of drugs, and, finally, murderous. Peoples Temple leader Jim Jones carefully revealed only as much of himself as he needed to to any given audience — his inner circle, the larger congregation, local politicians, or his various female companions. Much of the time he hid behind his sunglasses and let others project their hopes and fears onto him.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.