A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
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.
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.
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.
With the clock ticking and the city under fire how many could be saved?
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.