From the Gateway Arch, Rockefeller Center, the Sears Tower, and the Empire State Buiding to the carvings on Mount Rushmore, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Space Needle and Grand Central Terminal, the U.S. has dozens of impressive, important, and iconic structures. Which ones have you been to? Which has had the biggest impact on its local community and on the country? Which one is your favorite?
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
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.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.