Dr. Shirley Fannin is currently a pediatrician specializing in infectious diseases in LA.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
They were the first to brave the unknown.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
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 U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.