An obsessed artist struggles against bankruptcy, public indifference, and a brutal terrain, to build the great American monument, Mount Rushmore. High on a granite cliff in South Dakota's Black Hills tower the huge carved faces of four American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. Together they constitute the world's largest piece of sculpture.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
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.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.