This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
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.
After the stock market crashed in 1929, thousands suffered unemployment and poverty in the Great Depression.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.