Since the earliest days of film and television, Wyatt Earp has personified the ultimate Western outlaw hero. Dozens of productions have told his story, and still more have characters based on him. Browse this collection of photos from movies and television programs that drew inspiration from the Wyatt Earp legend.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.