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."
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.