The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.