In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana. The story is told by survivors, Temple defectors, relatives, and journalists.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.