Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI. G-Men were public heroes, doing battle with John Dillinger, Bonnie and Clyde and other criminals.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.