A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb in the top-secret Manhattan Project at Los Alamos, New Mexico during World War II. Premiered January 6, 2009.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.