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America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.