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.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.