The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911, but the contact brought him terrible physical and psychological consequences.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.