Geoffrey C. Ward, historian, screenwriter and former editor of American Heritage Magazine, is co-author of The Civil War, Baseball, and The West and was the principal writer for the television series' upon which all of three were based.
He is also author of several other books, including A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt, which won the 1989 National Book Critics Circle Award for biography and the 1990 Francis Parkman Prize awarded by the Society of American Historians. Among his other television credits -- Nixon, Lindbergh, Reminiscing in Tempo, and The Kennedys, all for The American Experience.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
The legendary tale of Emeline Gurney, who - as the story goes - sold an illegitimate child at the age of 14 only to marry him at a later age.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.