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.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.