The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.