Since 1921, dozens of movies, television programs, books, plays, and comic books have featured a character based on Jesse James; actors Roy Rogers, Kris Kristofferson, Rob Lowe, Colin Farrell and Brad Pitt have all played James in feature films, depicting him in very different lights. Which portrayal do you think is the most historically accurate? Do you have a favorite?
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.