The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.