The first chapter of Billy the Kid, premiering January 10 at 9/8C.
An outlaw with a deadly reputation, Billy the Kid was gunned down by an ambitious sheriff on July 14, 1881. The felling of one of the most notorious criminals of the age was instantly national news. First demonized by the lawman who killed him, the Kid was soon mythologized by a never-ending stream of dime store romances and big-screen dramas.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in WWII to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.