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Package Description: "The Forging of a SuperpowerRelive 100 years of America's world-shaping accomplishments. Hear the stories of remarkable achievement that uniquely define the United States. In entertainment and enterprise, get up close to larger-than-life personalities whose energetic spark fueled the world's most powerful nation and influenced the future of humankind.The Eagle SoarsAmerica opens the Panama Canal and deploys its forces in WWI, taking its first steps as a world power. Its stature soars with the Wrights at Kitty Hawk and Lindbergh over the Atlantic, then breaks all barriers with the aviation booms of Boeing and McDonell-Douglas. The policies of FDR, Truman, Ike and JFK refine our goals, and our strategic leadership is tested and proven as a result of Pearl Harbor, the Cold War and Desert Storm.Miracles of CommunicationLaugh with TV and radio comics Lucille Ball, Bob Hope and Jack Benny. Gain insights into acting from screen legends Bogart and Bacall, and Elizabeth Taylor in rare TV interviews. Be there as Nixon and Kennedy debate, and as the Civil Rights Movement unfolds. From the eloquent orator William Jennings Bryan to the stylings of Walter Cronkite, examine the presidents and news that made American history.Wonders of the CenturyWatch Thomas Edison light up America, San Francisco opens its Golden Gate Bridge, and Henry Ford perfect his assembly line to produce the Model T. On the silver screen, dance with Fred and Ginger, and go behind the scenes at the filming of the Wizard of Oz. Then see real stars when you cruise inside a space shuttle. Orbit the earth with John Glenn, and follow in Neil Armstrong's spacesteps as he walks on the moon."