Watch the first chapter of Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid, premiering on PBS February 11, 2014.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.