Preview for the film The Crash of 1929, rebroadcasting April 24, 2012.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.