Best known for designing National Historic Landmarks such as St. Louis’ iconic Gateway Arch and the General Motors Technical Center (Warren, Mich.), Saarinen also designed modernist pedestal furniture like the Tulip chair. His sudden death at age 51 cut short one of the most influential careers in American architecture.
The brief but impressive career of the man most responsible for defining what is modern "country music."
The remarkable work of Luce in combining timely reporting and exciting photography - leading to one of the U.S.'s most formidable media empires.
A retrospective on the life and work of George Balanchine, a founder of American ballet.
The highs and lows of the life of James Brown, the colorful and controversial "Godfather of Soul."
The dispute between Arthur Miller, one of America's most influential playwrights, and the respected movie director Elia Kazan over actions taken during the "red scare" of the 1950s. The two were once best friends and professional colleagues and their politics were similar, which was reflected in their work. Their relationship changed when Kazan was subpoenaed to testify in front of the House Un-American Activities Committee and he named names.