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 grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, fighting to free Europe from Nazi occupation and end World War II.