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.
The decisions made by leaders and the escalation of bloodletting that finally ended World War II.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
The story of the dramatic post-World War II tribunal that brought Nazi leaders to justice and defines trial procedure for state criminals to this day.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.