A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.