A six-hour series on how the West was lost and won, from the Gold Rush in 1848 until Wounded Knee in 1893.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.