Neil Maher tackles issues related to the CCC and the Great Depression.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
In 1927, the Mississippi River flooded from New Orleans to Illinois, leaving a million people homeless and leading to a major black migration to the North.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
It was the largest fire in American history: by the time it was all over, more than three million acres had burned and at least 78 firefighters were dead.