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 Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.