Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.