The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.
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.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.