Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
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.
Before radar had been invented a devastating hurricane hit America, surprising residents of the East Coast and killing more than 600 people.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.