A behind the scenes look at American Experience film "Custer's Last Stand," premiering January 17, 2012 at 8 pm ET.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
It was the largest fire in American history: by the time it was all over, more than three million acres had burned and at least 78 firefighters were dead.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.