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.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.