In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.