Mark Lee Gardner performs a ballad about Billy the Kid during his interview for the film.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
A six-hour series on how the West was lost and won, from the Gold Rush in 1848 until Wounded Knee in 1893.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.