The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
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.