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.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
A six-hour series on how the West was lost and won, from the Gold Rush in 1848 until Wounded Knee in 1893.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.