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.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.