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  • Fatal Flood

    Airs August 24, 2022 | 53 min

    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.

  • Surviving the Dust Bowl

    Airs August 31, 2022 | 53 min

    The story of the farmers who came to the Southern Plains of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas dreaming of prosperity, and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.

  • The Big Burn

    Airs September 7, 2022 | 53 min

    In the summer of 1910, hundreds of wildfires raged across the Northern Rockies. By the time it was all over, more than three million acres had burned and at least 78 firefighters were dead. It was the largest fire in American history.

  • Plague at the Golden Gate

    Aired May 24, 2022 | 113 min

    Follow the gripping story of the race against time to save San Francisco and the nation from an outbreak of bubonic plague in 1900.

  • Plague at the Golden Gate (Chinese)

    Aired May 24, 2022 | 113 min

    收看這段令人全神貫注的故事: 1900年,淋巴腺鼠疫驚現舊金山,為拯救全城甚至全國的人民,抗疫行動刻不容緩。

     

     

  • Plague at the Golden Gate (español)

    Aired May 24, 2022 | 113 min

    Siga la apasionante historia de la carrera contrarreloj para salvar a San Francisco y al país de un brote de la peste bubónica en 1900.

  • Flood in the Desert

    Aired May 3, 2022 | 53 min

    Explore the 1928 dam collapse, the second deadliest disaster in California history. A colossal engineering failure, the dam was built by William Mulholland, who had ensured the growth of Los Angeles by bringing water to the city via aqueduct.

  • Flood in the Desert (español)

    Aired May 3, 2022 | 53 min

    Explore el derrumbe de la represa en 1928 y las secuelas del segundo desastre más mortal en California. Explore el derrumbe de la represa en 1928 y las secuelas del segundo desastre más mortal en California.

  • The American Diplomat

    Aired February 15, 2022 | 53 min

    Explore the lives and legacies of three African American ambassadors who broke racial barriers to reach high-ranking appointments in the Truman, Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations and left a lasting impact on the Foreign Service.

  • The American Diplomat (español)

    Aired February 15, 2022 | 53 min

    Explore las vidas y el legado de tres embajadores afroamericanos que rompieron las barreras raciales para alcanzar nombramientos de alto rango en las administraciones de Truman, Eisenhower y Kennedy; y el impacto duradero que dejaron en el Servicio Exterior.

  • Riveted: The History of Jeans

    Aired February 7, 2022 | 53 min

    Discover the fascinating story of this iconic American garment. From their roots in slavery to the Wild West, hippies, high fashion and hip-hop, jeans are the fabric on which the history of American ideology and politics is writ large.

  • Riveted: The History of Jeans (español)

    Aired February 7, 2022 | 53 min

    Descubra la fascinante historia de esta icónica prenda de vestir norteamericana. Desde sus raíces en la esclavitud hasta el lejano Oeste, los hippies, la alta costura y el hip-hop; los jeans son el tejido sobre el que está escrita la historia de la ideología y la política estadounidenses.