While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island, forcing residents to move away for more than 40 years.
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.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
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.