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.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.