William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.