Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
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.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.