John D. Rockefeller was the world's first billionaire and the most hated man in America. Watch the epic story of the man who monopolized oil.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.