Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
The historic journey of Apollo 8 captivated the world in 1968 -- a bright spot in a year marked by political assassinations, race riots, and the Vietnam War.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.