Who is your western hero? The legend of the Wild West has been played out in American Popular culture since the start of westward expansion. From Billy the Kid to Wyatt Earp, and George Custer to Geronimo, the real-life people who helped tame the west would shape the western heroes celebrated in film and television for decades. Share your real or fictional western hero below.
A six-hour series on how the West was lost and won, from the Gold Rush in 1848 until Wounded Knee in 1893.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.