Dr. Alfred Crosby, author of Epidemic and Peace 1918: America's Forgotten Pandemic.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
When two passenger ships collide off Nantucket in 1909, 1,500 people rely on 26-year-old Jack Binns to operate a new technology - wireless telegraphy - to save them all.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
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.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.