From the program "TR, the Story of Theodore Roosevelt," an animation of the locks system of the Panama Canal demonstrates how a ship would travel across the Panamanian Isthmus. This "lake and lock" canal was favored by Roosevelt, who Chief Engineer George Goethals called "the real builder of the Panama Canal."
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.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.