Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
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.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
When two passenger ships collide off Nantucket in 1909, 1,500 people rely on 26-year-old Jack Binns to operate a new technology - wireless telegraphy - to save them all.