As an undergraduate student, Robert Noyce sees the technical reports on the brand new transistor and knew he was looking at the future. "The concept hit me like the atom bomb," he later recalled. But he does not like the structure of the large East Coast tech companies.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.