An outlaw with a deadly reputation, Billy the Kid was gunned down by an ambitious sheriff on July 14, 1881. The felling of one of the most notorious criminals of the age was instantly national news. First demonized by the lawman who killed him, the Kid was soon mythologized by a never-ending stream of dime store romances and big-screen dramas.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
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.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.