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 Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The decisions made by leaders and the escalation of bloodletting that finally ended World War II.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
An American Communist family that had fled to Moscow in the late 1920s, return to America in 1935 but can not bring their 5-year-old son.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.