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.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.