The little-known story of the American effort to relieve starvation in the new Soviet Russia in 1921, The Great Famine is a documentary about the worst natural disaster in Europe since the Black Plague in the Middle Ages. Half a world away, Americans responded with a massive two-year relief campaign, championed by Herbert Hoover, director of the American Relief Administration known as the ARA.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.