During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
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 brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
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.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.