The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
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.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.