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.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
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.