In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
Engineered by William Barclay Parsons, the 21-mile, four-track route of the New York City Subway was the largest public works project in history.
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.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.