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.
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 worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.