The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
In 1927, the Mississippi River flooded from New Orleans to Illinois, leaving a million people homeless and leading to a major black migration to the North.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
High on a granite cliff in South Dakota's Black Hills tower the huge carved faces of four American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The journey of Prince Maximilian, German naturalist, and artist Karl Bodmer, who explored the Mississippi River area from 1832-1834.