The Cold War and the nuclear arms race dominated American foreign policy for decades. Did the fears of nuclear weapons personally affect your life? Do you think the U.S. should have engaged in creating the world’s most powerful bombs? What do you think is the most threatening weapon in the world today?
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
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.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in World War II to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.