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.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Before radar had been invented a devastating hurricane hit America, surprising residents of the East Coast and killing more than 600 people.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.