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."
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
When an earthen dam broke without warning, a small city in Pennsylvania was swept away in a wall of water over 30 feet high.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.