In 1910, a wildfire burned an area the size of Connecticut and killed at least 78 firefighters in just 36 hours. How have policies and resources around wildfire fighting changed in the century since the Big Burn?
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
Three years before the Gold Rush, 87 pioneers took a shortcut westward to California, only to get caught in the snows of the Sierra Nevada.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
A six-hour series on how the West was lost and won, from the Gold Rush in 1848 until Wounded Knee in 1893.