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.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.