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.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
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 story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
The first officially formed regiment of northern black soldiers who fought in the Civil War.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.