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.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
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.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.