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.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.