The first chapter of "JFK" part 2. In 1961, John F. Kennedy was inaugurated president: "Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country." JFK gives the first live televised press conference.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
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.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
Author, soldier, scientist, outdoorsman and caring father, he was the youngest man to become president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?