This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
With the clock ticking and the city under fire how many could be saved?
When two passenger ships collide off Nantucket in 1909, 1,500 people rely on 26-year-old Jack Binns to operate a new technology - wireless telegraphy - to save them all.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.
The historic journey of Apollo 8 captivated the world in 1968 -- a bright spot in a year marked by political assassinations, race riots, and the Vietnam War.