A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.