George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.