The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
High on a granite cliff in South Dakota's Black Hills tower the huge carved faces of four American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.