Premiering on PBS September 18, 8/7c. With the coming of the Civil War, and the staggering casualties it ushered in, death entered the experience of the American people as it never had before -- permanently altering the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
With the clock ticking and the city under fire how many could be saved?
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.