Insurmountable odds. Unforgiving conditions. Unyielding courage.
Meet the genius engineer and inventor whose technology helped create our wireless world.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in WWII to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
It was the largest fire in American history: by the time it was all over, more than three million acres had burned and at least 78 firefighters were dead.
They were the first to brave the unknown.
The shocking story of Richard Leopold and Nathan Loeb, two wealthy college students who murdered a 14-year-old boy in 1924.
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
High on a granite cliff in South Dakota's Black Hills tower the huge carved faces of four American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.
With the clock ticking and the city under fire how many could be saved?
Winner, 2010 Peabody Award --- The 1968 My Lai massacre, its subsequent cover-up, and the soldiers who broke ranks to bring the atrocity to light.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.