The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
Though first seen only as an expensive luxury, Alexander Graham Bell's telephone soon transformed American life and became a necessity.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.