A U.S. Government film on the procedure for the dispersion of a biological weapon.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
Engineered by William Barclay Parsons, the 21-mile, four-track route of the New York City Subway was the largest public works project in history.
When two passenger ships collide off Nantucket in 1909, 1,500 people rely on 26-year-old Jack Binns to operate a new technology - wireless telegraphy - to save them all.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.