Howard Dully discusses the lobotomy that Walter Freeman performed on him when he was 12.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.