President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation, over the building of Hetch Hetchy Dam in Yosemite National Park.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
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 ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.