Much of the credit for the digital revolution is owed to the early pioneers of Silicon Valley -- from transistor inventor William Shockley and the Traitorous Eight to investor Sherman Fairchild, Intel CEO Andy Grove and microprocessor inventor Ted Hoff. This photo gallery features 12 men whose work and innovations helped to launch the some of the most significant technological advances in history.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
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.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.