A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.