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.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.