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 Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
From the Revolutionary War to Operation Desert Storm - newly discovered letters read by celebrity actors tell of courage, longing, and sacrifice.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
A minute-by-minute account, on both sides of the Pacific, leading up to the surprise attack on the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor.
The dramatic story of the nation's first subway
She set out to save a species… us.