An American Communist family flees to Moscow in the late 1920s to avoid imprisonment. In 1935 they return to America but can not bring their 5-year-old son.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
Ten years after American troops arrived in South Vietnam, communists seized Saigon in an attack that brought the war to a startling conclusion.
After the Soviet blockade of West Berlin, British and American pilots delivered tons of food and fuel to the German city by airplane for nearly a year.
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 the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.