From the program "Panama Canal," an animation of the locks system of the Panama Canal demonstrates how a ship would travel across the Panamanian Isthmus. This "lake and lock" canal was favored by Roosevelt, who Chief Engineer George Goethals called "the real builder of the Panama Canal."
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.