A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
The quick battle with no white survivors that pitted Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse against General George Custer, told from both sides.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.