Robert Moses built bridges, highways, Jones Beach, Lincoln Center and the United Nations in New York. His were some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.