Janice Jones-Thomson looks back on the lobotomy done to her mother, Beulah Jones.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The historic journey of Apollo 8 captivated the world in 1968 -- a bright spot in a year marked by political assassinations, race riots, and the Vietnam War.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
Engineered by William Barclay Parsons, the 21-mile, four-track route of the New York City Subway was the largest public works project in history.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.