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.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.