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.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.