The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
President Woodrow Wilson lead America during World War I, created the Federal Reserve, and helped create the League of Nations. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in World War II to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.