Mark Lee Gardner performs a ballad about Billy the Kid during his interview for the film.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
A look at JFK's assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald and the subsequent investigations that lead to a widespread loss of trust in government institutions.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.