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 story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.