Robert Marshall, Aldo Leopold and Howard Zahniser dedicated their lives to protect the shrinking American wilderness. As a result, the Wilderness Act passed in 1964.
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.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
The 300-year saga of the American whaling industry.
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.
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.
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.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.