A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
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.
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 story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.