The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future. Four pilots took off from Seattle and two returned 175 days later.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.