Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided
He was a dirt farmer's son; she was the daughter of wealthy Southern aristocrats. He was the Great Emancipator; she was the daughter of slave-owners. Together they ascended to the pinnacle of power at the most difficult time in the nation's history.
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The Alaska Pipeline
An 800-mile pipeline transports crude from the largest oil field in North America. Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, geologists, politicians, and others tell the story of its construction.
Alone on the Ice
Richard Byrd's solitary adventure in Antarctica.
America at the turn of the century.
America and the Holocaust
Complex social and political factors shaped America's response to the Holocaust.
The star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her daring shooting feats. Her act helped fuel turn-of-the-century nostalgia for the vanished, mythical world of the American West.
The legendary photographer who captured America's wild beauty.
Around the World in 72 Days
Follow intrepid journalist Nelly Bly on her record-breaking journey.