The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century, the challenges scientists faced, and the moral dilemmas posed by their eventual success.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
The first officially formed regiment of northern black soldiers who fought in the Civil War.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.