When an earthen dam broke without warning, a small city in Pennsylvania was swept away in a wall of water over 30 feet high.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
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.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.