Lewis and Clark explore the dangerous west; Dolly Parton has to leave the man who made her famous.
- Wild West
Fighting goes on until the bitter end at the Alamo; Billy the Kid goes on the run to avoid lawman Pat Garrett.
Ralph Nader goes to war with General Motors; Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle go from best friends to bitter rivals.
- San Francisco
Patty Hearst gets kidnapped and brainwashed; Mark Twain flees the city in fear and finds his unlikely first hit story.
John Pemberton invents Coca-Cola from wine and cocaine; the FBI tries to take down Martin Luther King Jr.; Stetson Kennedy infiltrates the Ku Klux Klan.
Al Capone gets destroyed by an unlikely enemy; prairie lawyer Abraham Lincoln gets a huge break; the police go to war with protestors during the Haymarket Riot.
- Washington, D.C.
Woodward and Bernstein blow open the Watergate scandal; actors/brothers Edwin and John Wilkes Booth engage in a tragic feud; Elvis crashes the White House to meet Nixon.
Mary Dyer wages war with the Puritan establishment; two cunning thieves pull off a $500 million art heist; the most notorious arsonist in New England history is revealed.