Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island. It was one of the largest single human migrations in history.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.