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.
High on a granite cliff in South Dakota's Black Hills tower the huge carved faces of four American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.
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.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
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.
A six-hour series on how the West was lost and won, from the Gold Rush in 1848 until Wounded Knee in 1893.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.