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.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
With the clock ticking and the city under fire how many could be saved?
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 writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in WWII to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?