Dr. Alfred Crosby, author of Epidemic and Peace 1918: America's Forgotten Pandemic.
Though first seen only as an expensive luxury, Alexander Graham Bell's telephone soon transformed American life and became a necessity.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.