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 story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
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.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.