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William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.