When an earthen dam broke without warning, a small city in Pennsylvania was swept away in a wall of water over 30 feet high.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
In 1927, the Mississippi River flooded from New Orleans to Illinois, leaving a million people homeless and leading to a major black migration to the North.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
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 inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.