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
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.