During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, overcoming technical challenges to erect one of the greatest engineering works in history.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.