William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.