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 remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
The decisions made by leaders and the escalation of bloodletting that finally ended World War II.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.