The first chapter of American Experience's "Annie Oakley," the toast of Victorian London, New York, and Paris. She was "adopted" by Indian chief Sitting Bull, charmed the Prince of Prussia, and entertained the likes of Oscar Wilde and Queen Victoria. Annie Oakley excelled in a man's world by doing what she loved, and won fame and fortune as the little lady from Ohio who never missed a shot.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.