Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.