Angelene Forester remembers Walter Freeman's first patient -- her mother Ellen Ionesco.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
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 contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.