On April 22, 1970, more than 20 million Americans gathered on college campuses and in city squares to celebrate the first Earth Day. Some came to spread the word, others came to learn, but all were a part of the largest organized demonstration in American history. See these snapshots of events around the country.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
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.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.