The legend of the Wild West has been played out in American Popular culture since the start of westward expansion. From Buffalo Bill Cody to Wyatt Earp, and Kit Carson to Annie Oakley, 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.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.