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.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West