Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
Though first seen only as an expensive luxury, Alexander Graham Bell's telephone soon transformed American life and became a necessity.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.