Johnson proposed to Claudia Alta Taylor the day they met. Lady Bird became the "perfect political wife" for LBJ.
McCullough [voice-over]: As Johnson arrived in Washington, the excitement and promise of Roosevelt's New Deal still animated the capital. The New Deal was the perfect climate for the young congressman and his wife, Lady Bird. He had proposed to her the day they met and she became the perfect political wife, rising at midnight to scramble eggs for his friends, running his congressional office, working as his business manager. Lady Bird never stopped serving her husband's ambitions.
In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, fighting to free Europe from Nazi occupation and end World War II.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.