A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.