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.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.