A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.