Preview for the film The Crash of 1929, rebroadcasting April 24, 2012.
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.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.