Jimmy Carter campaigned on a platform on honesty at a time when the nation sorely needed it. "The country had been through a horrible time, and Jimmy Carter represented honesty and decency," said journalist John Farrell.
Jimmy Carter (archival): I want to see us once again have a nation, that's as good and honest and decent and truthful, and competent, and compassionate, and as filled with love, as are the American people...
John Farrell, Journalist: At that time character was a monumental issue. The country had been through a horrible time and Jimmy Carter represented honesty and decency.
Carter Campaign Ad (archival): I will never tell a lie. I will never make a misleading statement. I will never betray the confidence any of you has in me...
Douglas Brinkley, Historian: Lyndon Johnson lied to us about Vietnam; Richard Nixon lied to us about Watergate. He's saying, "You know I'm not one of those turkeys who's messing things up, up there."
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.