A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.