Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
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.