A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.