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.
Coming soon: AIR DATE TBD. It was the largest fire in American history.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The 300-year saga of the American whaling industry.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
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.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.