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?
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
The decisions made by leaders and the escalation of bloodletting that finally ended World War II.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.