Department of the Interior video on the Story of Hoover Dam
Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum
Photos, Maps and Information about Hoover Dam and the surrounding lakes
Educators & Librarians: You may order “Hoover Dam” at PBS Video
The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
When two passenger ships collide off Nantucket in 1909, 1,500 people rely on 26-year-old Jack Binns to operate a new technology - wireless telegraphy - to save them all.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.
It was the largest fire in American history: by the time it was all over, more than three million acres had burned and at least 78 firefighters were dead.