While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island, forcing residents to move away for more than 40 years.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, fighting to free Europe from Nazi occupation and end World War II.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.