It was the largest fire in American history: by the time it was all over, more than three million acres had burned and at least 78 firefighters were dead.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.