In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
In September 1970, militants from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked five commercial airplanes.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
A nation comes of age
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.