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 remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
From the Revolutionary War to Operation Desert Storm - newly discovered letters read by celebrity actors tell of courage, longing, and sacrifice.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.