The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.