Dr. Alfred Crosby, author of Epidemic and Peace 1918: America's Forgotten Pandemic.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.