John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
In September 1970, militants from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked five commercial airplanes.