A six-hour series on how the West was lost and won, from the Gold Rush in 1848 until Wounded Knee in 1893.
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.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
The 300-year saga of the American whaling industry.