During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
They were the first to brave the unknown.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.