The first officially formed regiment of northern black soldiers who fought in the Civil War was formed after President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and consisted mostly of free men.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
After notorious revolutionary leader Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, General John Pershing and his 150,000 man cavalry set out to get Villa.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, fighting to free Europe from Nazi occupation and end World War II.
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.