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?
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
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.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.