"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
Engineered by William Barclay Parsons, the 21-mile, four-track route of the New York City Subway was the largest public works project in history.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.