Preview for the film The Crash of 1929, rebroadcasting April 24, 2012.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
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.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.