During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.