William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.