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 stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.
Though first seen only as an expensive luxury, Alexander Graham Bell's telephone soon transformed American life and became a necessity.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.