It was the largest fire in American history: by the time it was all over, more than three million acres had burned and at least 78 firefighters were dead.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.