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?
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.