It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.