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.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
When two passenger ships collide off Nantucket in 1909, 1,500 people rely on 26-year-old Jack Binns to operate a new technology - wireless telegraphy - to save them all.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.