Watch the first chapter of Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid, premiering on PBS February 11, 2014.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.