Dr. Alfred Crosby, author of Epidemic and Peace 1918: America's Forgotten Pandemic.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.