The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.