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.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.