A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.