A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
When an earthen dam broke without warning, a small city in Pennsylvania was swept away in a wall of water over 30 feet high.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.