From 1973, Soylent Green was a feature film starring Charlton Heston. It depicts a future void of natural resources due to human over-consumption.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
Robert Marshall, Aldo Leopold and Howard Zahniser dedicated their lives to protect the shrinking American wilderness.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.