From the Revolutionary War to Operation Desert Storm - newly discovered letters read by celebrity actors tell of courage, longing, and sacrifice.
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
The story of the dramatic post-World War II tribunal that brought Nazi leaders to justice and defines trial procedure for state criminals to this day.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, fighting to free Europe from Nazi occupation and end World War II.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.