The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The historic journey of Apollo 8 captivated the world in 1968 -- a bright spot in a year marked by political assassinations, race riots, and the Vietnam War.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.