A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
Engineered by William Barclay Parsons, the 21-mile, four-track route of the New York City Subway was the largest public works project in history.