The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.