Footage from the 1927 flood. Clips include shots of workers along the Mississippi River enforcing the levees with sandbags, Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover surveying the damage, and aerial views of the flooding.
High on a granite cliff in South Dakota's Black Hills tower the huge carved faces of four American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
The journey of Prince Maximilian, German naturalist, and artist Karl Bodmer, who explored the Mississippi River area from 1832-1834.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
The 300-year saga of the American whaling industry.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.