The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
Winner, 2010 Peabody Award --- The 1968 My Lai massacre, its subsequent cover-up, and the soldiers who broke ranks to bring the atrocity to light.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.