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.
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.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
Before radar had been invented a devastating hurricane hit America, surprising residents of the East Coast and killing more than 600 people.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.