In 1927, the Mississippi River flooded from New Orleans to Illinois, leaving a million people homeless and leading to a major black migration to the North.
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.
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.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
When an earthen dam broke without warning, a small city in Pennsylvania was swept away in a wall of water over 30 feet high.