During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.