A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
Three years before the Gold Rush, 87 pioneers took a shortcut westward to California, only to get caught in the snows of the Sierra Nevada.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The Klondike Gold Rush in Canada's Yukon Territory saw 100,000 people make the treacherous journey in search of riches.
A six-hour series on how the West was lost and won, from the Gold Rush in 1848 until Wounded Knee in 1893.