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?
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.