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.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
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 boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
A six-hour series on how the West was lost and won, from the Gold Rush in 1848 until Wounded Knee in 1893.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Before radar had been invented a devastating hurricane hit America, surprising residents of the East Coast and killing more than 600 people.