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 remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
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 unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, fighting to free Europe from Nazi occupation and end World War II.