Janice Jones-Thomson looks back on the lobotomy done to her mother, Beulah Jones.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.