Dr. Shirley Fannin is currently a pediatrician specializing in infectious diseases in LA.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
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.