From the Gateway Arch, Rockefeller Center, the Sears Tower, and the Empire State Buiding to the carvings on Mount Rushmore, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Space Needle and Grand Central Terminal, the U.S. has dozens of impressive, important, and iconic structures. Which ones have you been to? Which has had the biggest impact on its local community and on the country? Which one is your favorite?
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
In 1927, the Mississippi River flooded from New Orleans to Illinois, leaving a million people homeless and leading to a major black migration to the North.
She set out to save a species… us.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
When an earthen dam broke without warning, a small city in Pennsylvania was swept away in a wall of water over 30 feet high.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.