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.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.