Now playing on PBS – Bill McCoy was the pioneer rum runner of the Prohibition era, who fuelled the Roaring Twenties by transporting over 2 million bottles of alcohol to the Speakeasies of New York. McCoy never broke the law and never diluted his alcohol, which is why he became known as “The Real McCoy.”
Now playing on PBS – Jay Gould’s climb to prominence is a tale of rags to riches tale. He fashioned one of the Nation’s most formidable business empires (Union Pacific Railroad & Western Union Telegraph Co), and became the most daring and original entrepreneur of his age.
Now playing on PBS – The CHARLES W. MORGAN is an extraordinary story about America’s last wooden whale ship and the incredible saga of the first global industry dominated by America.
“American Fisheries” explores both the transformation of the living ocean and the embattled fishing industry. Bringing to light one of the most significant environmental disasters in history, it nevertheless raises hope for the future.
Now playing on PBS – “Gluten Free” explores the frontline of fact and controversy surrounding gluten related illnesses, and the need for greater public awareness about cross-contamination.
Now playing on PBS – A young autistic man fights to help others, like him, who were born without the ability to communicate.
Now playing on PBS – A look into the lives of extraordinary and inspiring people who strive to understand and manage the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease.
The history of tennis dates back over 5,000 years, and the game itself has influenced society, threatened the seat of power and fostered revolution since the dawn of civilization.
The Toolbox of America focuses on the birthplace of the American manufacturing system and one city’s rise to prominence as the “Hardware Capital of the World,” as well as the impact of the Stanley family on American ingenuity – locally, nationally and internationally
The history, heritage, controversy and uncertain future of the last remaining ferryboats on the Connecticut River.