Watch the first chapter of Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid, premiering on PBS February 11, 2014.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
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.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.