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.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.