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 internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The decisions made by leaders and the escalation of bloodletting that finally ended World War II.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
Engineered by William Barclay Parsons, the 21-mile, four-track route of the New York City Subway was the largest public works project in history.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.