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.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.
Robert Marshall, Aldo Leopold and Howard Zahniser dedicated their lives to protect the shrinking American wilderness.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
She set out to save a species… us.
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.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.