The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.