A U.S. Government film about food poisoning, and testing Enterotoxin on monkeys.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
After notorious revolutionary leader Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, General John Pershing and his 150,000 man cavalry set out to get Villa.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.