On March 25th, 1911, a fire broke out in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York’s Greenwich Village. By the time the fire had burned itself out, 147 people were dead. The landmark legislation that followed gave New Yorkers the most comprehensive workplace safety laws in the country.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.