During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, overcoming technical challenges to erect one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.