When an earthen dam broke without warning, a small city in Pennsylvania was swept away in a wall of water over 30 feet high.
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.
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 American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The journey of Prince Maximilian, German naturalist, and artist Karl Bodmer, who explored the Mississippi River area from 1832-1834.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.