Neil Maher tackles issues related to the CCC and the Great Depression.
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.
The 300-year saga of the American whaling industry.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.