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.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
From the Revolutionary War to Operation Desert Storm - newly discovered letters read by celebrity actors tell of courage, longing, and sacrifice.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.