The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.