The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.