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 black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.