Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The dramatic story of the nation's first subway
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.