A behind the scenes look at American Experience film "Custer's Last Stand," premiering January 17, 2012 at 8 pm ET.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
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.