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.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.