While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
The historic journey of Apollo 8 captivated the world in 1968 -- a bright spot in a year marked by political assassinations, race riots, and the Vietnam War.