Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.