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.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.