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.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.
The Battle of the Bulge was the biggest and bloodiest single battle American soldiers ever fought.
A minute-by-minute account, on both sides of the Pacific, leading up to the surprise attack on the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.