P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth" which would become the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
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.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.