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.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
Ten years after American troops arrived in South Vietnam, communists seized Saigon in an attack that brought the war to a startling conclusion.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.
A minute-by-minute account, on both sides of the Pacific, leading up to the surprise attack on the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.