A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.