The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease. The medical breakthrough saved countless lives and had a pervasive impact on American philanthropy that continues to be felt today.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The historic journey of Apollo 8 captivated the world in 1968 -- a bright spot in a year marked by political assassinations, race riots, and the Vietnam War.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.
Engineered by William Barclay Parsons, the 21-mile, four-track route of the New York City Subway was the largest public works project in history.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.