Dr. Shirley Fannin is currently a pediatrician specializing in infectious diseases in LA.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.