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 unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
When two passenger ships collide off Nantucket in 1909, 1,500 people rely on 26-year-old Jack Binns to operate a new technology - wireless telegraphy - to save them all.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.