Preview for the film The Crash of 1929, rebroadcasting April 24, 2012.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.