The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.