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.
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.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.