Janice Jones-Thomson looks back on the lobotomy done to her mother, Beulah Jones.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.