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.
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.
The historic journey of Apollo 8 captivated the world in 1968 -- a bright spot in a year marked by political assassinations, race riots, and the Vietnam War.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.