The Klondike Gold Rush in Canada's Yukon Territory saw 100,000 people make the treacherous journey in search of riches.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Schools taught Native Americans to imitate white men in a liberal "civilizing" mission in 1875.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.