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 U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.