Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.