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 worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.