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 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.
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."
The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. 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.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.