Janice Jones-Thomson looks back on the lobotomy done to her mother, Beulah Jones.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
Though first seen only as an expensive luxury, Alexander Graham Bell's telephone soon transformed American life and became a necessity.
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.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.