Neil Maher tackles issues related to the CCC and the Great Depression.
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.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
The 300-year saga of the American whaling industry.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
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.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
Before radar had been invented a devastating hurricane hit America, surprising residents of the East Coast and killing more than 600 people.