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.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
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.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.