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 brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.