In the early 1900s, Martians were a hot topic in American popular culture. Are those canals on the red planet? How can we contact Martians? Up and coming actor/director/producer Orson Welles took advantage of the hype on October 30, 1938, when he broadcast H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds on his weekly radio drama program.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
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.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.