During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.