The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II. Based on Sevareid's 1946 book of the same name.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.