New York City history is America's history. It's the hometown of the world, and most people know the city's familiar landmarks, buildings and streets. Why not look a little closer and have fun while doing it?
Small islands reveal fascinating secrets of New York's past, and Randall's and Ward's Islands are no exceptions.
Found out how these former potter's fields are related to the most important Olympics-related event New York City has ever seen.
The cast includes a swashbuckling British engineer, Jesse Owens, Tony Bennett, FDR, Othmar Ammann, Robert Moses, and Pearl Jam!