This biography of Ulysses S. Grant paints a revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders. In 2011 AMERICAN EXPERIENCE will rebroadcast this film as U.S. Grant: Warrior, an abridged 90-minute version of the film, focusing on Grant as a Civil War hero and a brilliant military strategist who rose from obscurity to a rank held previously only by George Washington.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.