"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
A six-hour series on how the West was lost and won, from the Gold Rush in 1848 until Wounded Knee in 1893.