In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union. The plane had provided a high-tech peek behind the Iron Curtain during the Cold War.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.