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?
They were the first to brave the unknown.
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.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
From the Revolutionary War to Operation Desert Storm - newly discovered letters read by celebrity actors tell of courage, longing, and sacrifice.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.