A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass. The movement faded by 1880 as frauds were revealed.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.