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.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.