In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
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.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
From the Revolutionary War to Operation Desert Storm - newly discovered letters read by celebrity actors tell of courage, longing, and sacrifice.
The story of the dramatic post-World War II tribunal that brought Nazi leaders to justice and defines trial procedure for state criminals to this day.