Janice Jones-Thomson looks back on the lobotomy done to her mother, Beulah Jones.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
Though first seen only as an expensive luxury, Alexander Graham Bell's telephone soon transformed American life and became a necessity.
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.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.