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.
When an earthen dam broke without warning, a small city in Pennsylvania was swept away in a wall of water over 30 feet high.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?