The first chapter of Clinton, a biography of a president who rose from a broken childhood in Arkansas to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
Clinton premieres February 20th and 21st on PBS.
Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.