Preview for the film The Crash of 1929, rebroadcasting April 24, 2012.
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.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.