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 inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.