Dr. Alfred Crosby, author of Epidemic and Peace 1918: America's Forgotten Pandemic.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
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.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.