The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
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.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
The 300-year saga of the American whaling industry.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.