Engineered by William Barclay Parsons, the 21-mile, four-track route of the New York City Subway was the largest public works project in history.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.