Examine the life of the man who would be remembered as the genius who created the modern world.
Investigate the reasons North Carolina became home to the largest Klan organization in the country.
Ripley: Believe It or Not!
Witness the emergence of LeRoy Robert Ripley's razzle-dazzle entertainment empire and meet the man at the center of it all.
Cold War Roadshow
Revisit Nikita Khrushchev’s historic 1959 visit to America at the height of the Cold War.
The Big Burn
Learn the story of a wildfire that devoured more than three million acres in the Rockies in 1910.
Originally aired in March 2011. Rebroadcast in June 2014
The 1904-1914 construction of the Panama Canal, the 50-mile link between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, is recalled via archival footage, photos and interviews with workers, as well as insights from historians.
The hits and the highlights from WGBH