In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
With the clock ticking and the city under fire how many could be saved?
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Ten years after American troops arrived in South Vietnam, communists seized Saigon in an attack that brought the war to a startling conclusion.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.