From their furniture to their bentwood boxes, the Shakers may be our most modern artisans.
Updates on items such as a Tiffany lamp appraised at $8,000-$15,000 in 1998 are highlighted.
Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists engaged in a dangerous race to see who could build and detonate the world's largest bomb. The results exceeded all expectations about how big a bomb could be built. This is a story where the United States led the way, but then left the field clear for the Soviet Union to break all records.
The story of the Marquis de Lafayette and his quest to bring democracy to America and France.