A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.