Howard Dully discusses the lobotomy that Walter Freeman performed on him when he was 12.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.
The historic journey of Apollo 8 captivated the world in 1968 -- a bright spot in a year marked by political assassinations, race riots, and the Vietnam War.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.