Most people don’t consider the possibility that they might not be able to have a child. But for the millions of Americans diagnosed as infertile, a world of difficult choices awaits. Medical procedures that address infertility are expensive, often painful, sometimes dangerous, and don’t guarantee success.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.
The historic journey of Apollo 8 captivated the world in 1968 -- a bright spot in a year marked by political assassinations, race riots, and the Vietnam War.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.