The story of Jesse James remains one of America's most cherished myths... and one of its most wrong-headed. A product of the American Civil War, James was less heroic than brutal; America's own Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich, but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.