A behind the scenes look at American Experience film "Custer's Last Stand," premiering January 17, 2012 at 8 pm ET.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.