Janice Jones-Thomson looks back on the lobotomy done to her mother, Beulah Jones.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
They were the first to brave the unknown.
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.
The dramatic story of the nation's first subway
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.