Howard Dully discusses the lobotomy that Walter Freeman performed on him when he was 12.
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.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
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.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.