A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
After the Soviet blockade of West Berlin, British and American pilots delivered tons of food and fuel to the German city by airplane for nearly a year.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
With the clock ticking and the city under fire how many could be saved?
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
Ten years after American troops arrived in South Vietnam, communists seized Saigon in an attack that brought the war to a startling conclusion.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.