Watch Chapter 1 of JFK Part 1. By the time he came of age, John Fitzgerald Kennedy inhabited a world of special exemption: the family estate in suburban New York, the summer compound in Hyannis Port, the winter retreat in Palm Beach. The story of his family's heroic multi-generational rise from the want of Irish famine might well have been a misty old folktale. The past was not the point in the Kennedy household.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.