William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.