Premiering on PBS February 18, 2014. Just 53 years after the station’s opening, the monumental building that was supposed to last forever, to herald and represent the American Empire, was slated to be destroyed.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.