Premiering January 7, 2014. In the early 20th century, the average American medicine cabinet was a would-be poisoner's treasure chest, with radioactive radium, thallium, and morphine included in everyday products. In New York City in the 1920s, medical examiner Charles Norris and toxicologist Alexander Gettler, turned forensic chemistry into a formidable science and set the standards for the rest of the country.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.