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.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.