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.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.