In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
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.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
The first officially formed regiment of northern black soldiers who fought in the Civil War.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
Ten years after American troops arrived in South Vietnam, communists seized Saigon in an attack that brought the war to a startling conclusion.
The Battle of the Bulge was the biggest and bloodiest single battle American soldiers ever fought.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.