The first chapter of American Experience's "Jesse James," broadcasting January 31.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.