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.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.