Howard Dully discusses the lobotomy that Walter Freeman performed on him when he was 12.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.