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.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
"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.