Explore the rise and fall of the notorious senator who led a Cold War crusade against Communists. His zealous campaign to root out those he viewed as enemies of the state would test the limits of American decency and democracy.
Join writer and host Rick Steves as he experiences the local culture, cuisine and fun in some of Europe’s most interesting places. Romania Rick tours Romania’s vibrant capital, Bucharest, with its distinct architecture.
Join writer and host Rick Steves as he experiences the local culture, cuisine and fun in some of Europe’s most interesting places. Germany’s Dresden and Leipzig Saxony, part of the former East Germany, remains a secret to most travelers.
Trekker Zay Harding discovers the checkered and often-dangerous history of the Vietnamese railway. His journey takes him to Hanoi, Hue, the DMZ and Ho Chi Minh City where he meets a general who led the final attack on the Presidential Palace during the Vietnam War.
The life of the actor, governor, and president who saw America as “a shining city on a hill” is recalled by those who knew him best: wife Nancy Reagan and three of his children.
In 1959, Fidel Castro rose to power in Cuba. He has been one of the most controversial figures in the world ever since. This is the story of the Cuban dictator’s turbulent career, told in part through media reports, rare images and recordings.