The first chapter of American Experience's "Jesse James," broadcasting January 31.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
A look at JFK's assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald and the subsequent investigations that lead to a widespread loss of trust in government institutions.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.