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.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
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.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
The story of the dramatic post-World War II tribunal that brought Nazi leaders to justice and defines trial procedure for state criminals to this day.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.