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.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West