In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
A minute-by-minute account, on both sides of the Pacific, leading up to the surprise attack on the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor.
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.