The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.