On February 1, 1913, more than 150,000 people eagerly rushed to Grand Central Terminal to gaze at New York City's newest landmark. A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the new Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street housed an underground electric train station that would revolutionize the way people traveled and transform midtown Manhattan.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.