Robert Moses built bridges, highways, Jones Beach, Lincoln Center and the United Nations in New York. His were some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
A look at JFK's assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald and the subsequent investigations that lead to a widespread loss of trust in government institutions.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.