A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.