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.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
The decisions made by leaders and the escalation of bloodletting that finally ended World War II.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.