Neil Maher tackles issues related to the CCC and the Great Depression.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
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.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
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.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
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.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.