In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union. The plane had provided a high-tech peek behind the Iron Curtain during the Cold War.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
The decisions made by leaders and the escalation of bloodletting that finally ended World War II.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
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.