During the offensive against Germany, Americans faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
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.
From the Revolutionary War to Operation Desert Storm - newly discovered letters read by celebrity actors tell of courage, longing, and sacrifice.
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
An American Communist family that had fled to Moscow in the late 1920s, return to America in 1935 but can not bring their 5-year-old son.