Dr. Alfred Crosby, author of Epidemic and Peace 1918: America's Forgotten Pandemic.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.