A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and the women's reactions to having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.