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 marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The historic journey of Apollo 8 captivated the world in 1968 -- a bright spot in a year marked by political assassinations, race riots, and the Vietnam War.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.