During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, fighting to free Europe from Nazi occupation and end World War II.