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 peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
The Klondike Gold Rush in Canada's Yukon Territory saw 100,000 people make the treacherous journey in search of riches.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.