From the program "TR, the Story of Theodore Roosevelt," an animation of the locks system of the Panama Canal demonstrates how a ship would travel across the Panamanian Isthmus. This "lake and lock" canal was favored by Roosevelt, who Chief Engineer George Goethals called "the real builder of the Panama Canal."
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
In September 1970, militants from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked five commercial airplanes.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.