In 1881, the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition set out for the far North to spend two years recording scientific data. Sergeant George Rice was the official photographer on the team, and his images capture details of the men's lives in the vast, bleak Arctic landscape. When the party left Fort Conger August 1883 Rice took few more photos.
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.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.