Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
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.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
Before radar had been invented a devastating hurricane hit America, surprising residents of the East Coast and killing more than 600 people.
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 inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
She set out to save a species… us.