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.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Though first seen only as an expensive luxury, Alexander Graham Bell's telephone soon transformed American life and became a necessity.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.