Melissa S. Martin
Written, Produced & Directed by
Online Editor and Colorist
Sound Design & Mix
Heart Punch Studio, Inc.
Lars T. Andersen
Peter James Barker
Donald L. Miller
Tami Davis Biddle
London Field Producer
For Spiegel Television
David Finch Archives
Imperial War Museum
Library of Congress
National Archives and Records Administration
The Mighty Eight Air Force Museum
Victory Film Productions, Inc.
Associate Producer, Web
Marketing and Communications
James E. Dunford
A WGBH production in association with Spiegel TV
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.
In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.