In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
The first officially formed regiment of northern black soldiers who fought in the Civil War.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.