A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
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.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.