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.
It was the largest fire in American history: by the time it was all over, more than three million acres had burned and at least 78 firefighters were dead.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.