During the early days of Silicon Valley, physicists and engineers from various companies in the valley would meet at "The Wagon Wheel," a hangout for Fairchild employees and for people who worked at Fairchild spin-off companies. As one Fairchild employee put it, "the Wagon Wheel was a hub of networking."
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
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.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.