Much of the credit for the digital revolution is owed to the early pioneers of Silicon Valley -- from transistor inventor William Shockley and the Traitorous Eight to investor Sherman Fairchild, Intel CEO Andy Grove and microprocessor inventor Ted Hoff. This photo gallery features 12 men whose work and innovations helped to launch the some of the most significant technological advances in history.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.