The Borglum family archives include some historic home movies, early color films of the mountain's sculpting in progress. See Gutzon and the workers in action as they struggle with winches, jackhammers -- and Mother Nature.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
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.
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.