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.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
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.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.