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.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.