In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
An American Communist family that had fled to Moscow in the late 1920s, return to America in 1935 but can not bring their 5-year-old son.
The first officially formed regiment of northern black soldiers who fought in the Civil War.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
President Woodrow Wilson lead America during World War I, created the Federal Reserve, and helped create the League of Nations. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.