Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides - especially DDT - sparked a revolution in environmental policy and created a new ecological consciousness.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
When an earthen dam broke without warning, a small city in Pennsylvania was swept away in a wall of water over 30 feet high.
Before radar had been invented a devastating hurricane hit America, surprising residents of the East Coast and killing more than 600 people.