Janice Jones-Thomson looks back on the lobotomy done to her mother, Beulah Jones.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.