When an earthen dam broke without warning, a small city in Pennsylvania was swept away in a wall of water over 30 feet high.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The 300-year saga of the American whaling industry.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.