The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.