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 of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.