October 29, 9/8 c. Watch the War of the Worlds preview. A broadcast that struck fear into an already anxious nation, Orson Welles' War of the Worlds radio broadcast was the most famous alien invasion that never happened.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.