With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I. New mechanized weapons led to the bloodiest war of the 20th century.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
With the clock ticking and the city under fire how many could be saved?
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.