Technology makes things happen; sometimes it changes things for the better, sometimes for the worse.
Look back at the technological advancements that allowed the U.S. to meet President Kennedy's 1961 challenge to put a man on the moon in just eight years.
In 1942, under extraordinary secrecy, the U.S. government brings top scientists together to work on the Manhattan Project. Three years later, their technological advancements explode over Hiroshima.
On an icy, unforgiving Christmas night in 1776, General George Washington leads his troops across the treacherous Delaware River -- a bold decision that will become a turning point in the American Revolution.
Take a closer look at the many technologies needed for the United States' U-2 spy plane and the Soviets' SA-2 surface-to-air missile to meet on May Day 1960.
Examine what brought Al Capone to his knees after the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, including the camera that captured its bloody aftermath and printing presses that reproduced it nationwide.
Japan brought specialized technology with them to Pearl Harbor, including torpedo bombers and midget submarines, but the U.S. pooled resources into innovative new technologies, too.
During WWII, a vast complex of bunkers was constructed under the streets of London. Using cutting-edge technology, explore this lost world -- an entire subterranean city built to keep the British government running.
October 8, 1871. After a long, dry summer already plagued by fires, a mischievous cow kicked over a lantern & set the city of Chicago on fire. Examine the Chicago Fire Department's methods & discover what went wrong on that fateful day.