Dr. Alfred Crosby, author of Epidemic and Peace 1918: America's Forgotten Pandemic.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
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.
She set out to save a species… us.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
Engineered by William Barclay Parsons, the 21-mile, four-track route of the New York City Subway was the largest public works project in history.