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.
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.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The Klondike Gold Rush in Canada's Yukon Territory saw 100,000 people make the treacherous journey in search of riches.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?