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.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.