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.
President Woodrow Wilson lead America during World War I, created the Federal Reserve, and helped create the League of Nations. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The decisions made by leaders and the escalation of bloodletting that finally ended World War II.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.