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.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.