In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
Engineered by William Barclay Parsons, the 21-mile, four-track route of the New York City Subway was the largest public works project in history.