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During WWII, more than 1,000 women left homes and jobs and became the first females pilots
In October 1967, a Viet Cong ambush nearly wiped out an American battalion.
In 1965, The Dow Company — best known for making Saran Wrap — began making Napalm.
In October of 1967, a massive protest at the University of Wisconsin turned violent.
In 1967, a demonstration at the University of Wisconsin sparked the antiwar movement.
A brief history of dangerous chemicals and compounds in our homes.
Former North Carolina Klansman C.P. Ellis recalls his initiation.
The film Birth of a Nation glorified the KKK
Into the Amazon premieres January 2018.
A portrait of the Haight Ashbury district at the height of the hippie movement.
The climactic struggle and ensuing peace that forever changed a president and a nation.
Follow America’s entry into the conflict.
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The Great War tells the rich and complex story of World War I.
Explore America’s tortured, nearly three-year journey to war.
An inside look at the making of The Great War, premiering April 10 at 9/8c.