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.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.