Led by physicist Robert Noyce, Fairchild Semiconductor began as a start-up company whose radical innovations would help make the United States a leader in both space exploration and the personal computer revolution, changing the way the world works, plays, and communicates. Noyce's invention of the microchip ultimately re-shaped the future.
Premiering February 5, 2013 at 9pm ET.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
The legendary tale of Emeline Gurney, who - as the story goes - sold an illegitimate child at the age of 14 only to marry him at a later age.
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.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.