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.
With the clock ticking and the city under fire how many could be saved?
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
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 international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.