A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.