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 most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
Engineered by William Barclay Parsons, the 21-mile, four-track route of the New York City Subway was the largest public works project in history.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.