Before radar had been invented a devastating hurricane hit America, surprising residents of the East Coast and killing more than 600 people.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
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.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
The 300-year saga of the American whaling industry.