When an earthen dam broke without warning, a small city in Pennsylvania was swept away in a wall of water over 30 feet high.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
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.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.