Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.