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.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
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.