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.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.