The first chapter of Custer's Last Stand, premiering January 17 at 8/7C.
Like everything else about General George Custer, his martyrdom was shrouded in controversy and contradictions. The final act of his larger-than-life career played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. In the end, his death would launch one of the greatest myths in American history. Part of the Wild West collection.
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
Three years before the Gold Rush, 87 pioneers took a shortcut westward to California, only to get caught in the snows of the Sierra Nevada.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
The Native American leader fought against U.S. expansion onto Apache tribal land. The story of a tragic collision of two civilizations.