A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
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.
The first officially formed regiment of northern black soldiers who fought in the Civil War.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.