The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
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.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.