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 grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.