A six-hour series on how the West was lost and won, from the Gold Rush in 1848 until the end of the Indian Wars at Wounded Knee in 1893 when Native Americans saw their way of life all but destroyed.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
The Klondike Gold Rush in Canada's Yukon Territory saw 100,000 people make the treacherous journey in search of riches.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.