Dr. Shirley Fannin is currently a pediatrician specializing in infectious diseases in LA.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.