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?
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
After notorious revolutionary leader Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, General John Pershing and his 150,000 man cavalry set out to get Villa.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.