A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.