The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.