Neil Maher tackles issues related to the CCC and the Great Depression.
Before radar had been invented a devastating hurricane hit America, surprising residents of the East Coast and killing more than 600 people.
A six-hour series on how the West was lost and won, from the Gold Rush in 1848 until Wounded Knee in 1893.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.