In 1957 the Soviet Union beat the United States by launching the first satellite. A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
The historic journey of Apollo 8 captivated the world in 1968 -- a bright spot in a year marked by political assassinations, race riots, and the Vietnam War.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.