A behind the scenes look at American Experience film "Custer's Last Stand," premiering January 17, 2012 at 8 pm ET.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.