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Robert Marshall, Aldo Leopold and Howard Zahniser dedicated their lives to protect the shrinking American wilderness.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.