Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.