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 inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
The journey of Prince Maximilian, German naturalist, and artist Karl Bodmer, who explored the Mississippi River area from 1832-1834.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.