The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
Winner, 2010 Peabody Award --- The 1968 My Lai massacre, its subsequent cover-up, and the soldiers who broke ranks to bring the atrocity to light.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.